NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR INDIVIDUAL INVESTORS

October 15, 2018

After the sell-off, where markets are headed

Stock and bond markets sold off sharply in the United States last week, triggering similar falls in other markets. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell a […]
October 15, 2018

Investors, start your engines

Petrol heads with vintage racing cars gathering dust in their garages could be holding a valuable asset, following the news that Peter Brock’s HDT VH Commodore […]
October 15, 2018

ASX a happy hunting ground for debt investors

The third listing of a credit fund on the ASX in a year has breathed life into a sector that, until recently, has provided investors with […]
October 15, 2018

Reporting season sell-offs present buying opportunities

Bennelong Australian Equity Partners’ local equity funds have been shooting the lights out over the past couple of years, topping the Mercer performance tables in 2017 […]
October 8, 2018

Investment markets past the sweet spot

Asset manager Robeco has issued an outlook for investment markets for the next five years, forecasting that returns for the major asset classes will be below […]
October 15, 2018

Global player enters the local cryptocurrency exchange market

Adrian Harrison thinks that the local cryptocurrency market will finish the year with trading volumes down to about a third of last year’s $6 billion of […]
October 8, 2018

Bitcoin ‘hit’ by low volatility

First the price of Bitcoin collapsed and now its volatility has fallen to its lowest level since May last year – before it started its big […]
October 2, 2018

Cryptocurrency service disputes growing

There was a big increase in complaints about cryptocurrency service providers in 2017/18, according to the Financial Ombudsman Service, with the most common issues failure to […]
October 15, 2018

What the future holds for SMSFs

A proposal that self-managed super funds have a minimum balance before they can borrow is among a range of proposals for overhauling supervision of the SMSF […]
October 15, 2018

Q&A 15 October 2018

Q: I have several residential property investments, which are all rented out. They are in different locations and I travel to them regularly to do maintenance […]
October 8, 2018

SMSF trustee a law unto himself

A dispute between an SMSF trustee and the Australian Taxation Office that ended up in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal underlines the need for trustees to take […]
October 15, 2018

The New Criterion

In the contact sports sphere, concussion is fast evolving from an acceptable workplace risk to a multi-billion dollar headache for sports organisations and – more pertinently […]
October 15, 2018

Kavanagh

Fidelity International is the latest of a growing number of fund managers to enter the local active ETF market. Later this month Fidelity will list the […]
October 8, 2018

The New Criterion

While the robust revival of thermal coal prices has surprised the carbon sceptics and renewables zealots alike, the even more spectacular performance of coking (metallurgical) coal […]